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September 6, 2013

Theodore Alexander 'T.A.' Ashfield

GLOUCESTER, Va — Theodore Alexander “T.A.” Ashfield, 84, died on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at Walter Reed Hospital in Gloucester, Va.

Born in Milledgeville, he has been a longtime resident of Newport News, Va. T.A. retired in 1980 from the United States Army at Ft. Eustis as a Master Seargeant with 27 years of service. He was a veteran of WWII and Vietnam and received the Bronze Star. He spent his later years receiving loving care at Gloucester House Assisted Living in Gloucester. He was a loving and devoted father and grandfather.

T.A. was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Jackie Ashfield. 

He is survived by his daughters, Debbie Morris, Pam Matheny and her husband, David, and Jackie Sapp and her husband, John: his sister, Cheryl Weems; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:50 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at Weymouth Funeral Home.

Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. with interment to follow in Peninsula Memorial Park with full military honors.

Arrangements are by Weymouth Funeral Home in Newport News, Va.

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